GOOD FATS VS. BAD FATS

FATS

SATURATED FATS

This is the fat that comes mostly from animal sources of food. Saturated fat raises total blood cholesterol levels which can raise your risk of cardiovascular disease. Saturated fat will also raise your risk for type 2 diabetes.

MONOUNSATURATED

This is the fat found in a lot of foods and oils. eating foods with lots of monounsaturated fats (MUFAs) improves blood cholesterol levels, which can lower your risk of heart disease. MUFAs may benefit insulin levels and blood sugar control, which can be very helpful if you have type 2 diabetes.